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Summer Updates

Tomorrow I'm off to visit (again) the beautiful Blue Mountain Lake in the Adirondack mountains. Last year,  while vacationing, I visited and posted about the quaint Little Library By The Lake in Long Lake, NY. Library Director Emily Farr shared with me that, "Right now we have two working computers with Internet access. And with the high volume of visitors [...]

Summer Updates

Tomorrow I'm off to visit (again) the beautiful Blue Mountain Lake in the Adirondack mountains. Last year,  while vacationing, I visited and posted about the quaint Little Library By The Lake in Long Lake, NY. Library Director Emily Farr shared with me that, "Right now we have two working computers with Internet access. And with the high volume of visitors [...]

Why Blogging Matters?

Because even though it's summer break, some student bloggers are still finding the time to take what they've learned (by blogging) during the school year and they're keeping it up throughout July and August. Now, that's dedication. These 3rd graders are also taking comments from their readers.-Amy Bowllan

Why Blogging Matters?

Because even though it's summer break, some student bloggers are still finding the time to take what they've learned (by blogging) during the school year and they're keeping it up throughout July and August. Now, that's dedication. These 3rd graders are also taking comments from their readers.-Amy Bowllan

The 4th of July on NPR

Later today, while your outdoor grill is heating up, you may want to tune into NPR and listen to the Declaration of Independence being read by a variety of NPR staffers, reporters, hosts, and commentators. And if you're looking for some tasty red, white and blue dessert ideas, Andrea Seabrook reports on Chef Gillian Clark from Colorado Kitchen. Here's just one recipe [...]

The 4th of July on NPR

Later today, while your outdoor grill is heating up, you may want to tune into NPR and listen to the Declaration of Independence being read by a variety of NPR staffers, reporters, hosts, and commentators. And if you're looking for some tasty red, white and blue dessert ideas, Andrea Seabrook reports on Chef Gillian Clark from Colorado Kitchen. Here's just one recipe [...]

Cool Tool

For all of you book lovers out there, if your social life is suffering, LibraryThing may be your answer. "LibraryThing connects people based on the books they share."  You literally are sharing what's on your bookshelf with others. But the best part is signing up. It's ONLY two steps…less than 2 seconds. And, once you're signed up you [...]